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The economy of Morehouse Parish was built upon the strengths it provides to the community including its people, businesses & education system.

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Quality of Life

The Morehouse parish lifestyle

A beautiful landscaped lawn to hobby farm acreage, the area has a home to fit many budgets. You can get a lot for your money in Morehouse Parish.

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A healthy, active and safe lifestyle

Scenic and outdoor recreation opportunities include hunting, fishing, water sports, camping and biking. Plus museums, fine shopping & festivals!

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Our Location

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Market Access
Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is well-positioned at the Louisiana-Arkansas border on the 4-lane U.S. Hwy. 165 near I-20. The parish offers the location advantages of a rural community adjacent to the Monroe metropolitan labor market area.

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Ken Budreau, Senior VP Development

Drax Biomass, A Drax Group Co.

We have nothing but accolades for the support we received from the state of Louisiana and the Morehouse Parish community. We are very pleased to be in an area that not only shows, but acts on their support. We look forward to being a meaningful part of the Morehouse community, including its manufacturing and forestry workforce.

 Event Calendar

Dutch Oven Cooking Dutch Oven Cooking Event 1st Saturday of Each Month Chemin-A-haut State Park 14656 State Park Road, Bas..
STEAM Camp Open to all Morehouse Parish students who have completed PK-8 this year in Morehouse Parish. June 6-17 (..
Starr Homeplace Community Days EVENT: Starr Homeplace Community Day WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2016 -- 8am - 3:30pm **Community Days are held o..

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About our Organization

Morehouse Economic Development Corporation was founded by community stakeholders as a non-profit organization in 1984 to focus on diversification of area business. The organization serves the City of Bastrop, Villages of Bonita, Collinston, Mer Rouge, Oak Ridge and communities of Log Cabin and Beekman. The organization is proactive in strategic planning for developing the economy of the parish through marketing of area resources. For assistance with your business ideas, expansion or relocation of you business please contact us.